Understanding Market Drivers: The Seattle Housing Market

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Understanding Market Drivers: The Seattle Housing Market

The Yimbys should be rejoicing right about now. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, Yimby, that stands for “Yes In My Back Yard”, and it includes a growing contingent of (many millenial)…

OrangeTheory Fitness opens two new locations

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OrangeTheory Fitness opens two new locations

OrangeTheory Fitness, a tenant represented by IWCRE, opened two new locations recently in the Puget Sound. On August 11, 2018, in Sammamish, Washington at 22830 NE 8th Street, and on…

The Age of the Mall is over

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The Age of the Mall is over

Kate Folk put it the most poetically, and tragically, in a New York Times letter recently: “No other building displays the capriciousness of human desire with such brutal rigor —…

Coworking on the rise, and perhaps where you wouldn’t expect.

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Coworking on the rise, and perhaps where you wouldn’t expect.

While the retail industry continues to see an evolving landscape—with the redevelopment of malls and a flood of store closures, as shoppers increasingly move to ecommerce—it isn’t the only commercial…

Seattle 2030. The District and the Challenge.

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Seattle 2030. The District and the Challenge.

Just over a year ago, in June 2017, the United States pulled out of the Paris Agreement—an international intention to reduce climate change signed by 196 nations. In April of…

Blockchain Unlocked: Real estate possibilities

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Blockchain Unlocked: Real estate possibilities

Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, a decentralized electronic currency.  As stated by the Economist in October, 2015: “The blockchain lets people who have no particular confidence in each other…

Move Seattle? Developing a transportation-oriented future

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Move Seattle? Developing a transportation-oriented future

Move Seattle, the $930M levy Seattle voters passed in 2015, originally budgeted around $860K per mile for bicycle infrustructure such as protected lanes. The Seattle Department of Transportation(SDOT) has now…

The most convoluted term that CRE professionals don’t understand their influence over: Millennials.

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The most convoluted term that CRE professionals don’t understand their influence over: Millennials.

Millennials (1980-1997, or born as late as 2004, depending on who you ask) now surpass the baby boom generation (1946-1964) in size, 75.4M to 74M. Millennials aren’t that different than…

The New Northgate

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The New Northgate

A not-so downtown downtown. “We want the space of suburbia with the amenities of a city, but who can afford that?” wrote Amy Daire for an Insider editorial last year,…